Meet Our Team
Bill Pickard - Chief Executive Officer, Partner
Bill joined Car Coordinates in 2014 as the Chief Executive Officer and brings a skilled understanding of the automobile marketplace. Bill is a 30-year veteran of the software industry with progressive experience in the areas of executive leadership, strategic planning, business development, and technology. Bill is an outspoken customer advocate; his approach assures our clients get tangible value from the Car Coordinates' products and solutions. Bill is experienced at leading fast growing organizations like Data General, Prodigy and Sybase. At Sprint Enterprise Network Services Bill oversaw $350M in revenues while managing over 100 sales representatives, 50 project managers and 1100 network design technicians and consultants. As the COO of Vendor Safe Technologies Bill oversaw startup operations including business planning, three rounds of funding and growth that led to over 8,000 new customers. His board membership includes PushLegal, Voxofon and Advologix with nonprofit board work at Aspiring Youth and as a mentor for the Prison Entrepreneurship Program and the Houston Technology Center (HTC). HTC is a business incubator that was headingd by Forbes as one of "Ten Technology Incubators Changing the World". Other awards include the National Philanthropy Day "Volunteer of the Year" in 2002.
David Pierce - President, Partner
David had the original idea for automated lot management after several frustrating car shopping trips and hearing from dealers how it was sometimes impossible to find cars. This recurring problem in the auto retail and service industry is what lead to the idea of inventory location optimization and Car Coordinates, LLC. Today David manages the daily operations and follows industry trends by speaking with the dealer principals and the industry solution leaders and then assimilates both views into our current and future Auto Inventory Location Management (AILM) solutions. David is an accomplished Sales Executive known for his consistent success. He is currently a Managing Member for Base Bayou Solutions and the President of Car Coordinates, LLC. His industry experiences include energy, finance, transportation, and manufacturing with executive leadership roles at ATS, Seagate Software, onDisplay, Vignette, PWM and Primavera. He is effective at challenging roles, provides decisive salesmanship, makes high-stakes decisions and contributes to the growth of software companies. Prior to his career in software, David was a Reservoir Engineer and became a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas